At its 30th Annual Meeting on May 19, the Coalition celebrated another exceptional year of accomplishments and honored three Buzzards Bay Guardians who have given outstanding service to the Bay’s cleanup, restoration, and protection.
Longtime swimmer and Dartmouth resident Nancy Smith first participated in the Buzzards Bay Swim in 2000 and hasn’t missed a year since. Since then, Nancy has recruited other local swimmers to take the plunge with her.
Court decision upholds the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission’s 2015 enforcement order requiring that a Seabreeze Lane homeowner restore filled wetlands and buffer zone along Eel Pond, one of Buzzards Bay’s most delicate coastal salt ponds.
Local decision makers from around the region came together at two free workshops in April to learn about the results of the Coalition’s on-the-ground pilot projects to reduce nitrogen pollution from septic systems.
As part of its decades-long New Bedford Harbor PCB cleanup, the EPA has removed contamination from the shoreline of Marsh Island in Fairhaven – a Coalition-owned property that is planned to become an outdoor waterfront destination for local residents to explore.
The Massachusetts state legislature is considering two issues that would advance efforts to protect clean water in Buzzards Bay. You can take action today by calling or emailing your elected officials today and voicing your support.